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Strange but Functional Gadgets

With millions of products on the market, it’s hard to stand out. But these products are sure to make you do a double take.

Flying Alarm Clock
Source: ThinkGeek.com
Flying Alarm Clock

They're strange, but functional.

They’ll wake you up, cool you down, let you tweet in some of the oddest places and charge your iPhone .

Here are nine of the strangest gadgets you’ve ever seen ... that get the job done.




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